Stormy Weather in the Northwest; Fire Weather Threat Redeveloping in Southern California this Weekend

An active fall storm pattern in the Pacific Northwest is bringing heavy rain and high elevation snow to the region which will persist through this weekend. Strong winds associated with this system will bring a renewed period of critical fire weather to southern California later this weekend into next week.
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Last Update: 648 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

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Wakefield, VA Local Forecast Office

12NM SSE Chincoteague VA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: ANZ600-210615- 648 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017 .Synopsis for Fenwick Island DE to Currituck Beach Light NC out 20 nautical miles Including Virginia Portion of the Chesapeake Bay Currituck Sound and Portions of the James, York, and Rappahannock rivers... High pressure remains over the Mid Atlantic region through Saturday, and gradually slides off the coast on Sunday. A cold front will approach from the west on Monday, and push through the waters Tuesday and Tuesday night. High pressure will slowly build into the area from the southwest Wednesday and Thursday. $$

Tonight
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Sat
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Sat Night
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft...mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
Sun
SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft... Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
Sun Night
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Mon
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Mon Night
S winds 10 to 15 kt...increasing to 15 to 20 kt late. Seas 2 to 3 ft...building to 3 to 4 ft late. A chance of showers.
Tue
S winds 15 to 20 kt...increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 ft...building to 6 to 8 ft in the afternoon. Showers likely.
Tue Night
S winds 20 to 25 kt...becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 8 ft...subsiding to 5 to 7 ft after midnight. Showers likely, mainly in the evening.
Wed
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft... Subsiding to 4 to 5 ft in the afternoon. A chance of showers.
Wed Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. A chance of showers in the evening.
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Last Update: 648 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017
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